MCAN kicks off Michigan College Month amid increased interest in college affordability

MCAN kicked off Michigan College Month on Oct. 1, with 233 schools and community-based organizations participating statewide. The goal of this month is to provide every graduating senior in Michigan the opportunity to apply to college.

MCAN responds to bipartisan approval of funding for Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Legislators passed the $560 million scholarship program, marking a historic investment in addressing the barrier of college affordability in Michigan.

MCAN responds to loan forgiveness plan

MCAN is encouraged by the announcement of President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan and the progress that it makes in addressing the persistent and widespread problem of postsecondary affordability.

MCAN awarded $55,000 grant from Native American Heritage Fund

Funds will support College Completion Corps coaches at Michigan’s three tribal colleges

MCAN awards $50,000 in Innovative Program Grants

Funds will be dedicated to supporting new college access and success initiatives

MCAN responds to FY23 state budget

MCAN executive director praises state’s commitment to investing in education.

MCAN receives nearly $1.9 million in federal funds for AmeriCorps programs

Funding will support AdviseMI, MSU College Advising Corps and College Completion Corps

MCAN awards over $100,000 in FAFSA Completion Grants

Funding is dedicated to increasing FAFSA completion rate for class of 2022

MCAN awards 10 schools with Game Changer Grants

Funded projects include a range of initiatives to increase access and support students as they transition to postsecondary education.

MCAN presents recommendations to State Appropriations Subcommittee

Ryan Fewins-Bliss, Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) executive director, provided testimony during the Feb. 24 meeting of the Michigan Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Universities and Community Colleges.